23rd Jan2015

‘Coherence’ DVD Review

by Stuart Wright

Stars: Emily Foxler, Maury Sterling, Nicholas Brendon, Lorene Scafaria, Elizabeth Gracen, Alex Manugian, Lauren Maher, Hugo Armstrong | Written and Directed by James Ward Byrkit Coherence centres on eight friends enjoying a very grown up, suburban dinner party. A comet is passing by Earth and changes to the atmosphere are making some of them jumpy […]

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22nd Jan2015

‘The Search for Weng Weng’ Review

by Mondo Squallido

It’s safe to say that a lot of my fellow cinephiles reading this have at least one cinematic obsession. You may devote a lot of time and money building up a library of films and merchandise relating to that specific obsession. Some devote Facebook pages, blogs and books to their cinematic pride and joy. Then […]

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22nd Jan2015

Competition: Win ‘Ragnarok The Viking Apocalypse’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Ragnarok The Viking Apocalypse, the fast-paced throwback to the kind of old-school Spielberg action we all grew up on – coming to DVD 2nd February 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway courtesy of Studiocanal. Think the Goonies meets Jurassic Park, or Indiana Jones with a Lord Of The […]

22nd Jan2015

‘Ghost Bride’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Yoson An, Rebekah Palmer, Fiona Feng, Catheryn Wu, Geeling Ng, Charles Chan, Ian Mune | Written and Directed by David Blyth I get a perverse  thrill out of terrible dialogue in movies. You know what I mean – the kind of cliched, hackneyed writing that sounds like it came right out of some washed-up actor’s mouth on […]

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21st Jan2015

Richard Stanley’s ‘Hardware’ to get 25th Anniversary Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

Cult film Hardware is being released in a 25th Anniversary Limited Edition (on DVD and Blu-ray), featuring art cards created by 2000AD’s Clint Langley, on 23rd February  2015. Starring Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, Iggy Pop and Lemmy; and directed by Richard Stanley, the film is inspired by the 2000AD story SHOK!  by Steve […]

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19th Jan2015

‘Ejecta’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Julian Richings, Adam Seybold, Lisa Houle, Mark Gibson, Justin Darmanin, Ry Barrett, Ari Millen, Cat Hostick, Tony Burgess, Jason David Brown, Matt Griffin | Written by Tony Burgess | Directed by Chad Archibald, Matt Wiele Aliens can be annoying, especially with all the probing and implanting they seem to do. Ejecta features a character that […]

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19th Jan2015

‘Carnal Haven’ / ‘Her Last Fling’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

CARNAL HAVEN (dir: Carlos Tobalina, 1976) “Sharon has the ‘Gypsy Grip’… But John knows the ‘Inka Knot’” Not every couple has amazing sex. Thankfully, for those couples out there who suffer, you are not alone! You see, we have four couple who each have their own problems and hang ups. Firstly, we have Leslie and […]

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19th Jan2015

‘Drones’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Eloise Mumford, Jack Bowles, Whip Hubley, William Russ, Amir Khalighi, Mae Aswell, Vivan Dugré, Drea Garcia, Treasure Mallory, Nishi Munshi | Written by Matt Witten | Directed by Rick Rosenthal The use of drones not only in warfare but for spying, reporting new and even delivering packages is a controversial subject and one that is […]

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15th Jan2015

‘Fantastic Orgy / Champagne Orgy’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Fantastic Orgy (dir: Carlos Tobalina, 1978) “Her Sexual Drive Makes Her A Star…!”

 Iris Medina (playing herself in more ways than one) is a filmmaker. She has previously been producing sex related films, especially for college. She decides to take that next creative step from arthouse student filmmaking, hardcore pornography! When she isn’t behind the […]

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15th Jan2015

‘Ninjas vs Monsters’ Review

by Joel Harley

Stars: Daniel Ross, Cory Okouchi, Jay Saunders, Devon Brookshire, P.J. Megaw, Dan Guy, Carla Okouchi, Jasmine Guillermo, Sam Lukowski, Elliot Kashner, Daniel Mascarello, Lyon Beckwith, Mina Noorbakhsh, Vicki Parks | Written and Directed by Justin Timpane With a title like that, what could possibly go wrong? The epic finale of a trilogy (no, really, there […]

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14th Jan2015

Interview: Director Justin Timpane talks ‘Ninjas vs. Monsters’

by Phil Wheat

The wise-cracking ass-kicking small town ninjas of Ninjas vs Vampires are back with the action-packed horror film Ninjas vs Monsters; and this time the ninjas take on an army of traditional horror movie fiends in order to save mankind… Dracula has called upon Frankenstein’s monster, The Mummy, Werewolf, and a coven of Witches to wipe […]

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14th Jan2015

‘Torment’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Robin Dunne, Katharine Isabelle, Stephen McHattie, Peter DaCunha, Amy Forsyth | Written by Michael Foster, Thomas Pound | Directed by Jordan Barker Newly-weds Sarah and Cory Morgan have decided to take a relaxing holiday with Cory’s 7 year old son Liam to try and smooth over some of the teething problems Liam is having with his […]

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14th Jan2015

‘A Most Wanted Man’ DVD Review

by Nicky Johnson

Stars: Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Rachel McAdams, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright, Daniel Brühl, Nina Hoss, Homayoun Ershadi, Vicky Krieps, Mehdi Dehbi, Kostja Ullmann, Martin Wuttke, Rainer Bock | Written by Andrew Bovell | Directed by Anton Corbijn Gunther Bachman (Phillip Seymour Hoffman) is a German espionage agent stationed in Hamburg to head up a covert anti-terrorist unit […]

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13th Jan2015

‘God’s Pocket’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christina Hendricks, Eddie Marsan, Richard Jenkins, John Turturro, Caleb Landry Jones, Jack O’Connell | Written by John Slattery, Alex Metcalf | Directed by John Slattery Last year when we lost Philip Seymour Hoffman we lost one of the best actors of our generation, or any generation.  It’s hard to comprehend the loss that the movie industry […]

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13th Jan2015

‘WWE: Best PPV Matches 2014′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

As a fan of the WWE who has to write a reviews about their DVD/Blu-ray releases I end up watching a lot that I like, and also that I hate.  The storylines, especially in 2014 have struggled and as we move into 2015 it feels the company is at a weak point, but this does […]

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12th Jan2015

‘Hi-8: Horror Independent 8′ Review

by Nicky Johnson

Directed by Tim Ritter, Brad Sykes, Marcus Koch, Ron Bonk, Donald Farmer, Todd Sheets, Chris Seaver, Tony Masiello This is a tough review to do for two reasons. The first is that it’s not one film, but eight. The second is that I am so far out of the target audience I would simple never […]

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12th Jan2015

Review Round-Up: ‘To Go Viking’ & ‘Fifty Shades: Real Women Confess’

by Nicky Johnson

To Go Viking To Go Viking follows the Texas arm of the Jomsborg Elag (clan) as the train and prepare for fighting in Europe, specifically 17th International Slavs and Vikings Festival at Wolin, Poland. We learn how much some members have sacrificed, for example to choosing to eschew material objects in exchange to spend money […]

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11th Jan2015

‘Mai Lin vs. Serena / Oriental Hawaii’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Mai Lin vs. Serena Carlos Tobalina (The Ultimate Pleasure, I Am Always Ready) has a little bit of a problem. He has a new film lined up and needs to find his leading lady. His options are the cute blonde Serena (Dracula Sucks, Pleasure Palace) and fiery Mai Lin (Oriental Madam, Peepholes). To help him […]

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11th Jan2015

‘Girls: The Complete Third Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

I am a Girls fan and proud of it, though with Girls: The Complete Third Season I have become somewhat annoyed, but I still remain a fan.  The characters are reliably flaky and pretentious, but there is a strange reliability in that for the audience and more importantly there are some episodes in this season […]

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11th Jan2015

‘Looking: The Complete First Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When I first watched Looking on television, I will admit that it didn’t hook me and I moved on to other things.  The first episode just didn’t seem to have that spark that I was looking for to keep my interest.  Now with the release of Looking: The Complete First Season though I decided to […]

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10th Jan2015

‘Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

When a season is proclaimed as the final of a series there are certain freedoms it is given, and high expectations from its audience.  With Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season we see the conclusion to the story of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson (Steve  Buscemi) in some episodes that are easily the best the show has […]

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09th Jan2015

Ten questions with ‘Dinosaur 13′ director Todd Miller

by Phil Wheat

Documentary Dinosaur 13 depicts the event of 1990, when American fossil hunter Pete Larson and his team discovered the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex ever found while digging in the badlands of South Dakota. However the skeleton was seized from Larson by the federal government. What followed was a ten-year long battle with the […]

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